James P. “Pat” Middleton

Texas, USA
Death 14 Dec 1938 (aged 66–67)
Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 66121939 · View Source
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(Ref: THE DAILY CURRENT-ARGUS, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, dated for Wednesday, December 14, 1938, reads as follows:

James P. (Pat) Middleton, prominent Eddy county pioneer, died early today at his home at Lake Avalon. He was 67 years old.

Middleton had lived here more than 40 years and had been caretaker at Lake Avalon dam the past 18 years. He was well known here.

Funeral rites will be held at 10 o'clock Friday morning at the First Methodist Church. Rev. C. E. Jameson, pastor of the church, will officiate. Masonic burial rites will be conducted at the Carlsbad Cemetery.

Survivors include his widow; two sons, W.V. Middleton of Wickenburg, Ariz. and James E. Middleton of Carlsbad; two daughters, Mrs. Gladys Cunningham of Mahaoe, Calif. and Mrs. Leck Stroup of Carlsbad; five brothers, Gus and Lee of Los Angeles, Calif., Regan of Menard, Te., and Tom of Carlsbad; four sisters, Mrs. H.H. Ezell of Beaumont, Tex., Mrs. E.S. Shattuck, Mrs. Dave McCollum and Mrs. W.H. Morgan, all of Carlsbad; and two grandchildren.

(Ref: THE DAILY CURRENT-ARGUS, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, dated for Thursday, December 15, 1938, reads as follows:

Funeral services for James P. Middleton, who died at his home at Lake Avalon early Wednesday morning, will be Friday morning at 10:30 o'clock at the First Methodist Church. Rites will be read by the pastor, Rev. C.E. Jameson.

Pallbearers are; H.I. Braden, L.E. Foster, Leo Matkins, J.R. Yates, T.C. Horne, and J.B. Morris.

Relatives who arrived today to attend the funeral are; Dr. and Mrs. J.R. Middleton and son of Menard, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. Ross Middleton and daughters, Tommie and Billie Ruth, of El Paso; Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Ezell of Beaumont, Texas; Mrs. Gladys Cunningham of Mejave, Calif.; and Vernon Middleton of Wickenburg, Ariz.

"New Mexico, Deaths, 1889-1945," James P. Middleton, 1938

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death date: 14 Dec 1938
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age at death: 67
estimated birth year: 1871
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father's name: E. H. Middleton
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mother's name: Caryline Roberts
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  • Created by: Betty
  • Added: 25 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66121939
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James P. “Pat” Middleton (1871–14 Dec 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66121939, citing Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Betty (contributor 47301610) .